CNU Salons

Beyond the stimulus: whither communities in the next transportation bill?

I am immensely grateful to my colleagues at NRDC and in the broader smart growth movement for being on top of what's been going on in the stimulus negotiations, particularly with respect to transporta

Teams Meet to Plan Atlanta’s Future for Healthy Aging

Continuing the Atlanta Regional Comission Charrette a panel of experts from the National Center of Healthy Aging, the Wesley Woods Geriatric Center and the Department of Community Health discussed ba

Obama: Days of sprawl 'are over'

President Obama set the New Urbanist world ablaze with one sentence out of an hour-long town hall meeting in Fort Myers, Fla.:

Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses...

Feb 8, 2009, Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses...

Kunstler's advice to Obama: Work with CNU to stimulate overlooked downtowns

Fresh off his appearance in the New Yorker as a guide to the future — he'd argue near future — dislocations of the post-peak-oil landscape, Jim

Doomsday as an Opportunity?

If you've read James Howard Kunstler, you are familiar with his doomsday scenario.

Madison Magazine: The New New Urbanism

Madison, Wisconsin and new urbanism, as profiled by Madison Magazine, are proving to be a perf

A mass transit dilemma: Ridership up, funds down.

Public transport systems are reeling from an economic crisis that has dried up tax revenue and blown gaps in state budgets. They are having to raise fares and cut services.

By Richard Fausset